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Oct 25, 2012 4:00am PDT
. >> stay tuned. >> please. >> mark your calendar. >>> this comes to us from kob in albuquerque, new mexico, where one woman might be the oldest user on facebook. maria metzker had recently celebrated her 105th birthday with friends in her living room and with her 85 friends on facebook. maria can't even display the actual year of her birth on her page because the social media site doesn't actually include an option that dates back that far. we like this. we like that story. i'm lynn berry. this is "early today," just your first stop of the day today your nbc station. >>> in ireland, one bird was able to ruffle quite a few feathers during a morning commute. a white swan wandered across a busy dublin street, slowing traffic for many drivers. luckily, a former farm hand was able to coax the bird off the street and on to a nearby sidewalk. that comes in handy, right? in the end both the swan and the passerby seemed to be quite amused by the whole ordeal. >>> all right. send in the clowns. it's time for a convention. sometimes it's called the festival of laughter. it is the 17th annual internat
CSPAN
Oct 28, 2012 9:35pm EDT
>> this is a very complex issue. it takes cooperation between the united states and mexico. agreementhere is an back in 2008. between the united states and mexico where we help with technical support. we are stuck in these stereotypes. el paso is the safest city in america. we have safe cities in communities all along our border. these are great communities. i have already -- >> i have already stated we should triple the u.s. border control. we have to get serious and solve the problem of securing the border. this is an important question. mexico is a great and mighty nation. it is tragic what is happening in mexico. the violence is tragic. a businessman described to me how he received from the drug lords a letter that detailed where every one of his grand kids had been in the past week minute-by-minute. it is tragic what is happening in mexico and i think the united in mexico and i think the united states should
PBS
Oct 25, 2012 4:00pm PDT
anywhere. >> but especially california, and j.k., north mexico. -- a.k.a., north mexico. >> is more about his turn, professorial facade. >> with me always is my and burk translator. after the recent town hall debate and the town halt -- the town hall debate -- >> i've got my sweater back. >> when you do make a joke, it has the risk of offending a lot of people. on the iran, most canadians do not care if they have offended you, and that is -- on the other hand, most comedians and do not care if they have offended you. that is where, it gives them strength. >> that is it for our newshour. thanks so much for watching. >> make sense of international news at bbc.com/news. >> funding for this presentation was made possible by the freeman foundation of new york, stowe, vermont, and honolulu, newman's own foundation, and union bank. >> at union bank, our relationship managers use their expertise in global finance to guide you through the business strategies and opportunities of international commerce. we put our extended global network to work for a wide range of companies, from small businesses
NBC
Oct 26, 2012 6:00pm EDT
508 hundred from as far away as new mexico and louisiana, -- 500 and 800 from as far away as mexico and louisiana and georgia. the goal is to have as many as she can have in place before the storm hits. >> the governor is concerned that early voting could be impacted by the storm. it starts tomorrow and last six days. the declaration he signed earlier today gives them the authority to postpone a day or two if necessary. the fells point farmers' market will be open for business tomorrow. >> that is good to know the farmers market will be open. you can always track hurricane at sandy's movement on our interactive radar. you can see how to prepare for power outages. find all on wbaltv.com. >> there is an arrest warrant tonight for the mother of one of the teenagers who admitted responsibility in the shooting death of monae turnage. the warrant accuses veronica alford of trying to cover up the shooting and trying to hide the victim's body. >> obstructing and injuring a police investigation is one of the allegations against veronica alford. police accuse her of being an accessory after t
CNN
Oct 26, 2012 11:00am EDT
's a former republican who served two terms as governor of new mexico. he joins me live. thank you so much, governor, for taking the time to speak with us today. i want to lay out a bit of your platform first before we go any further. you're a fiscal conservative. you want to balance the budget by next year cutting military spending by 1/3, getting rid of the irs and on the platform legalizing marijuana. they're fascinating platforms. a lot of people would be interested in them. my big question for you, sir, is do you think that you could beat governor romney or president obama and become president of the united states? >> well, i wouldn't be doing this if i didn't think there was the opportunity to win. most importantly, look, i think there needs to be a truth candidate in all of this. i would just like to correct you on wanting to cut the military by 1/3. i think we need to cut military spending by 43%. i think we need to cut all government by 43% or we'll find ourselves in a monetary collapse, the result of borrowing and printing money to the tune of 43 cents out of every dollar that we
NBC
Oct 31, 2012 6:00am EDT
to get into the u.s. from mexico by the way of a makeshift ramp. the truck was dangling. men managed to give back to mexico. the truck and the ramp was seized. >> al l right. 41 degrees at the airport. >> we have another accident at the sykesville area. we have a serious accident on the capital beltway. >> the weather will be quiet in chilly. we will check the seven-day forecast. very low wi >> sandy's impact wasn't as powerful as it could have been here. >> b.g.e. crews have been working around the clock. joining us with more is ken. thank you for coming in. you lost power as well. >> yes, we did. >> your crews have done a fantastic job restoring power. >> we have restored about 260,000. as the storm moves on, the jobs are smaller. we still have more people coming in from texas and oklahoma and new mexico, a total of 14 states and they are still arriving and they will be put to work. >> how do decide who gets power first? >> most critical or hospitals and pumping stations. yesterday we were trying to restore the backbone. then you can go into the local neighborhoods. today will try
CNN
Oct 28, 2012 10:00am PDT
this week in the foreign policy debate than all of japan, mexico, or europe? >>> first, my take. the international monetary fund's latest world economic outlook makes for gloomy reading. growth projections have been revised downward almost everywhere, especially in europe and the big emerging markets like china. yet when looking out over the next four years, coincidentally the next presidential term, the imf projects that the united states will be the strongest of the world's rich economies. u.s. growth is forecast to average 3%, much stronger than that was germany or france, at 1.2%, or even canada at 2.3%. increasingly the evidence suggests that the united states has come out of the financial crisis of 2008 in better shape than its peers because of the actions of its government. perhaps the most important cause of america's relative health is the federal reserve. ben bernanke understood the depths of the problem early and responded energetically and creatively. the clearest vindication of his actions has been that the european central bank after charting an opposite course for
CSPAN
Oct 31, 2012 7:00am EDT
to john in new mexico. on our line for democrats. caller: good morning. it is a great honor to be on the c-span. i studied this report in geology actually last year at unm, and wrote a report on this report. they use words like unequivocally, climate change is real, they use words like absolutely the climate has been changed. 95% degree of certainty the climate has been changed. now, i drive a ford. and i like driving, like the freedom of driving. i do not want to be a hypocrite. because climate change is real. and you can ignore climate change, it will not go away. claiming it is an act of god will not change it. the top scientists have agreed that the ocean level is rising from melting ice around the world. climate change is real. host: here is the washington times editorial. regulationsomobiles will claim hundreds of lives by making vehicles less safe. the environmental protection agencies were on call shut down to water plants that produce af- caller: i do not know there is enough money to throw at the problems. it is very depressing to me. because i really think that there is going to
FOX News
Oct 31, 2012 3:00pm PDT
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FOX
Oct 29, 2012 5:00pm EDT
of minutes ago to a lady visiting town from new mexico. folks walking right by here. she said she came from new mexico and wanted to take a peek, because they do not get health insurance in new mexico. she said it hardly ever rains where she lives. so on lookers checking things out. we have not seen a dramatic difference in the weather. a little more wind and rain; but it has not been the kind of real hard gusts we're seeing out at the beach. only people who know old towns agory know this is an area that is certainly prone to flooding. we have not seen -- there's a little more wind and rain coming through. there's somebody out there in a sailboat. not the best idea. authorities want people to go home. this is an area prone to flooding. you can expect there will be trouble. businesses have closed. the starbucks closed. a half of places still open. the places open are packed with people inside, people walking into the few restaurants that are open here. so certainly as the day goes on, the night goes on, this will get to be a much more dangerous situation, and the mayor joined us earlier and
CSPAN
Oct 29, 2012 12:35am EDT
at the u.s.-mexico border? >> this is a complex issue. it takes cooperation between the united states and mexico. there was an agreement in 2008 between the united states and mexico where we help with technical support and aircraft to help with the war on
KCSMMHZ
Oct 30, 2012 2:30pm PDT
is still paying for cleanup operations from its 2009 oil spill in the gulf of mexico. >> a boost for japan's nuclear industry. hitachi has won the right to build up to six nuclear power plants in britain. it has taken over a british nuclear company. >> they set up the horizon project three years ago, but they decided to sell after germany announced it was getting out of nuclear power. well, he is the man who will challenge angela merkel in the next german election next year, but he is under pressure to explain his personal finances. >> that is after it was revealed he had earned a huge pay packet, giving speeches to big companies. he denies the allegations, but some say it could damage his campaign to become chancellor. >> peer steinbrueck has earned 1.2 million euros in outside speaking fees since 2009. most of that money comes from the financial sector. critics attacked him for not revealing the exact amounts he charge for talks. steinbrueck now says he wants to set the record straight. >> several people have tried to hang the stone around my neck, saying i have not been transparent enou
NBC
Oct 25, 2012 4:30am EDT
put her on top. >>> this comes to us from kob in albuquerque, new mexico, where one woman might be the oldest user on facebook. maria metzker has sell the will he brated her 105th birthday with friends in her living room and her 85 friends on facebook. she can't even display her actual year of brirt on the page because the social media site doesn't give options that date back that far. >>> i'm lynn berry, this is "early today," just your first stop of the day today on your nbc station. >> you are watching wbal tv 11. live, local, late breaking. this is 11 news at 5:00. >> good morning. we are starting today with mild temperatures. a little bit of cloud cover, we do not expect any rain. 52 at the airport. a little bit of fog out of there. it should not affect traffic too much. we are going to start out with a little bit of clouds and fog. clouds should break up this afternoon. temperatures will sneak into the low 70's. >> the time is now 4:57. baltimore city police investigating several cases including two shootings. plus -- >> they are looking for suspects and two armed robberie
NBC
Oct 27, 2012 6:00pm EDT
of state. we have them moving to us, about 1,300, from all sorts of places, including new mexico, oklahoma, louisiana, all over the place. and then you prepare all of your logistics and make sure you're ready to go. the key is to have your folks here on the grounds ready to go when the storm hits. >> with that army on the ground, everybody wants to know, even before they lose power, how long they should expect to be without power. >> this is going to be a long one. the challenge is a long duration of wind over the territory. we're going to have the storm coming in monday into tuesday. if the winds are above 35 to 40 miles an hour, our bucket trucks are ineffective. it's not safe. >> when you say a long one, are you talking about a week's time? >> i would say we're going to have an extended duration of outages. i cannot imagine if we get several thousands of outages, they won't extend into next weekend, but we'll have to see what hits us. this storm can change on a dime, as we've seen. >> rob gould, probably the last night you'll get sleep for a while. >> it's going to be a long one. >> oce
ABC
Oct 31, 2012 6:00pm EDT
mexico to help restore power. it's helped to clear the outages. they faced a similar scene, clearing a large tree and the broken telephone pole that sent a transformer crashing to the ground. while homeowners felt fortunate the super storm didn't produce the kind of damage you might see from a direct hit, they do miss some common comfort. >> you walk into a room. the first thing you want to do is flip a light on and running water because we're on well here. just your daily showers and running water and flushing the commodes and just that sort of thing that you take for granted. >> reporter: appreciate it but that's not everyone. back live now, you see the big tree along register. a number of power lines. last night five bge trucks showed up but no one to cut the trees to make room for them to make the necessary electrical retears, something we saw during the duratio. certainly they're not happy. anyone out of power probably won't be satisfied until they're returned to normal. >>> everybody, this is our seaed into capital of maryland. this is where we get all of our maryland crabs fro
NBC
Oct 24, 2012 4:30am EDT
. the storm is not expected to pose a threat to the gulf of mexico. hurricane season ends november 30th. >>> a fast moving wildfire is threatening hundreds of homes in colorado. deputies in custer county west of pueblo are evacuating more than 300 homes. firefighters say it started yesterday at one home and quickly spread to nearby brush. winds up to 80 miles an hour helped fan the flames. lower winds today could help firefighters gain control of this fire. >>> 13 before the hour right now. a prince george's county family said the punishment should be more severe for a teenager convicted of killing his 2-year-old foster sister. a judge sentenced the boy to a therapeutic group home instead of a juvenile detention center, pointing out the boy did not understand the severity of his actions. he avoided jail time by pleading guilty to involuntary manslaughter. the boy beat his foster sister anaya bachelor to death back in july. >> i understand he was 12, but i don't think justice was served on our behalf. his placement should have been a little more stricter, somewhere away from home, that h
NBC
Oct 25, 2012 4:00am EDT
auctions. >>> this comes to us from kob in albuquerque, new mexico, where one woman just might be the oldest user on facebook. she recently celebrated her 105th birthday with friends in her living room and her 85 friends on facebook. maria can't even display her actual year of birth on the page. >> i'm going to like her. >> because the social media site doesn't include options that date back that far. >> i'm going to friend her. >>> i'm lin berry, this is your first stop of the day today on your nbc station. berry, this i first stop of the day today on your nbc station. berry, this i first stop of the day today on your nbc station. y berry, this first stop of the day today on your nbc station. n berry, this first stop of the day today on your nbc station. n berry, this r first stop of the day today on your nbc station. >>> and now, from washington's leading news station, this is news4 today. >> looking live from our city cam over the district, clear skies and another warm start to your day, your summer in october forecast is just ahead. first, good morning. i'm aaron gilchrist.
CBS
Oct 24, 2012 12:00pm EDT
for friends which is the day of the dead, the celebration in mexico which runs november 1 and 2 but we're going to run this special drink from october 30 through november 2 at the restaurant in children don-- >> children don, -- clarendon, virginia. we're basically going to take our shaker tin with ice. we have one ounce. we also have-- >> a what? what did you just say? >> it's basically dried hick business cuss -- hib business cuss flowers. hibiscus. it gives it a nice great color. it's almost like blood when you're going for the day of the dead drink. we have 3 owrnlses of that. -- ounces of that. we're going to do a half ounce of ruby port. it has a nice fruit characteristic and plays well and has a nice color to it as well. i also make our own bitters for the company. >> you do? >> i do. this is our orange bitters. >> passion food hospitallialty owns another one of my favorite restaurants in d.c. >> at district commons. we're just going to shake this up. >> it's not difficult. >> no it's a very simple drink. we're also going to use dry ice. >> now that i would -- i don't know about
CNN
Oct 28, 2012 2:00pm PDT
canada and even mexico. >> from canada, from mexico, from texas. we mobilize together as an industry in order to bring electric confidence back to our customers. this partnership has existed since 1955 and we're dedicated to the safety of our customers and restoring power to them. >> and this is a major undertaking because of what we just saw this past summer, the people in the mid-atlantic area were without power for a very long time because of a storm and it was just last year with hurricane irene that brought a lot of power outages for a very lengthy time to the state of connecticut. >> that's right, i would contrast this storm from the deratio we experienced this summer, where it same upon us all at once, we didn't have the time to stage our crews. this time we have several days warning, we're staging our crews, but again, this is going to be a very, very severe storm. mr. owens, meteorologist chad myers has a question for you. >> this is going to be one of those big storms, it's going to be windy for a long time and people are going to lose power at the beginning and are going t
FOX Business
Oct 29, 2012 3:00pm EDT
. they have actually flown in crews from mexico -- mexico, canada and as far west as washington state. thousands of men and women ready to go to work once the storm has passed and restore power. back to you. liz: i lost power this morning, adam, at about 6:45 a.m. in edgewater, new jersey. i said the sky is practically clear right now. then they restored it. i have no idea what's happening right now. you know, you get the generator. by the way for everybody who wanted a generator and couldn't get one, tonight at 4:00 p.m. eastern time we have both representatives for hurricane preparedness from lowe's and home depot. with he find out what their stock -- we will find out what their stock of things like generators are and how the businesses is -- they are keeping many of their stores open. that's at 4:00 p.m. we will also talk to executive vice president of operation, sort of umbrella group, that oversees a lot of the energy companies. we will be talking to him about the very latest numbers and in the meantime, adam will keep us updated on all the power outages, but it does affect busin
ABC
Oct 30, 2012 12:00am EDT
this on the atlantic or on the gulf of mexico but here it is, my first freshwater hurricane. this is lake erie tonight. we are in erie, pennsylvania, midway between cleveland to the west and of course, buffalo to the east. they are recording wind speeds up to 65 miles an hour as far west as cleveland tonight. as jeff was saying, 20 to 25-foot waves in the great lakes, including lake michigan and of course, we've seen this down south, the hardy surfers who try to catch a few of the tasty waves and they are doing that in lake erie today, surfing the great lakes. we heard about it in southern california, today it was true. but this is a serious, deadly storm here. this far west, as it is along the coast. already 150,000 people without power in ohio, hundreds of thousands in pennsylvania as well. hundreds of flights cancelled from chicago o'hare to detroit, all throughout the midwest. halloween postponed, schools closed, whoa! as things calm down back east, now the midwest braces for the wrath of sandy. unbelievable. >> stay safe out there. looks like quite a storm. >>> of course, the middle of the countr
CSPAN
Oct 31, 2012 1:00am EDT
and corrupt officials. the film was completed and toward mexico and the human rights watch film festival and will air january 7, 2013 on pbs. he also produced two documentaries examining the dropout crisis and is a previous director of "the american experience, roberto clemente," winner of an award for outstanding television documentary. he has done a number of other things. the question is -- what does vigilance mean at this time of transition, how we get information by newspapers, the changes in reporting. what does it mean? what should it mean in this context? what does it mean particularly for the kinds of reporters that you have most recently made this film about who are covering very difficult stories where there is real risk involved? >> from my perspective, as a documentary filmmaker, i do not know i would consider myself a journalist in the traditional sense. i think i have a slightly different set of challenges. a traditional journalist has to be factually accurate -- like that, but that is a point of departure to make something larger. i do not always get there. for me, vigila
CNN
Oct 27, 2012 7:00am PDT
of this circulation goes all the way from the gulf of mexico on its western extent to the central atlantic on its eastern extent. so who's feeling it right now? we're going to talk about where it's going to go. right now the first wave of rainmaking its way on through the outer banks down through charleston, south carolina, the waves beginning to move. the winds beginning to pick up. the first dams of heavy rain coming in. here's the computer model of where this will go. here comes the area of low pressure moving north. what we're going to see is late monday night, somewhere between washington, d.c. and new york city, center circulation moves ashore. north of that is where the worst surge will be. but look what happens. again, because of this fusing of almost a nor'easter, this area of low pressure, coupled with this tropical storm, which is a hurricane, together we've got cold air -- how about ten to 20 inches potentially of snow through the spine of the appalachians. concurrent, we should see ten inches of rain on the outer banks of north carolina. so a lot of energy here. biggest impacts, the
MSNBC
Oct 26, 2012 3:00am PDT
are bee grijingly sticking with gulf of mexico begrudgingly sticking with obama, what he did in that first debate gave enough people, i think, even if it's not showing up in the polls yet, you know what? when the -- yeah, there's enough to go over there. i'm not going to stick with this guy. and i think if there's any surprise in the polls, i think it's going to swing in romney's favor. >> i'm starting to think that, too, mika. this is, again, we're getting so close. the president's still sitting at 47%, 48% in a lot of the nationally positives. you know, turnout can get you a percentage point. but if mitt romney keeps moving in the direction he's moving, that's different. if somebody has a cell phone on, you need to turn it off, steve rattner. >> i was just about to go to the financier's chart. >> steve rattner's always had a blackberry and it's never been a problem. >> little-known fact for kids at home if you want to be on "morning joe," at&t signals interfere with whatever we're wearing. >> but i'm getting brain waves from it. it's inspiration. >> the reason why. that's actually the fi
MSNBC
Oct 31, 2012 7:00am PDT
the u.s. from mexico when their suv got stuck on top of the border fence in arizona. the men were trying to use a makeshift ramp to drive over that wall. border patrol agents found the vehicle. the men inside ran back to mexico. >>> it will be a parade of giants this afternoon in san francisco for the world series champions. the san francisco giants swept the detroit tigers in four games. the team's second title in three years. >>> and think you have a great pumpkin this halloween night? a washington state man carved his pumpkin to be a portable version of the tetris video game. he carved the grid, loaded it up with l.e.d. lights and you can actually play the game. the pumpkin's stem is the joy stick. >>> tallying up the damage from superstorm sandy, cnbc's jackie deangeles is here with what's moving your money and even the initial numbers are staggering. >> reporter: that's exactly right. ihs global insight saying the superstorm could end up costing about $20 billion in property damage and $30 billion in lost business and those figures could be elevated when you account for flood damage
MSNBC
Oct 31, 2012 10:00am PDT
is thriving. >> is new mexico in play if you have the super pac restore our future. >> we were happy for them to spend money but there's no way that's in play and no way it's not going to be democratic. >> popular republican governor susana martinez. >> the president has strong support across the state not only from the latino community but people across the state. >> finally pennsylvania, there's a lot of talk out of pennsylvania that senator bob casey is in some difficulty, that pennsylvania is closer than it should be from a democratic perspective. >> for any of these states mitt romney has been trying to compete in ohio, trying to -- it's been hard nut for that campaign to crack. they haven't been able to. now they're playing this bluffing game of trying to expand the math. our belief is the math is set. same states we've been talking about. no way i will dye my hair black and wear a fake mustache if they win pennsylvania, michigan or new mexico. these are not states we're concerned about. of course we're on the ground, competing for every vote but this is a bluff by the romney team. >> w
CSPAN
Oct 30, 2012 5:00pm EDT
of candidates on the balance were surprised. we have 16 here. former new mexico gov. gary johnson running as the libertarian candidate is the most prominent of them. it depends on who you talk to. some people say governor johnson's it support for marijuana legalization could cost president obama votes. others say they tend to pull unaffiliated voters that could go republican, so he is one to watch to see what kind of vote totals he will get. the biggest third-party candidate in colorado history was ross perot who pulled in, i think, 23% of the vote. host: curtis hubbard, what will you be watching for on election night? guest: the suburban counties around denver. you will hear a lot of talk about arapaho and jefferson counties in terms of which ever candid it will win those counties. they will have a much easier path to running the state of colorado. i will be looking closely at the number of republican votes coming in from el paso county, douglas county, mesa county. another swing county is a clear emmer, northern colorado, fort collins, colorado state university -- another county is larr
ABC
Oct 29, 2012 4:00am PDT
literally from the gulf of mexico all the way up to new england. as we note an area of cloud cover 2,000 miles wide. sandy, she's going to be around a while. and as we mentioned earlier, the storm has sent the presidential candidates scrambling, of course, to rearrange their already exhausting schedules. >> the long-lasting effects of sandy could remain an effect on the election. here's jonathan karl. >> reporter: it's mother nature's october surprise. a storm so big and so destructive it could throw the campaign's final week into chaos. >> the storm will throw a little havoc into the race. >> reporter: for president obama it meant canceling two events and visiting fema headquarters. >> we're going to cut through the red tape. we're not going to get bogged down with a lot of rules. we're going to make sure we're anticipating and leaning forward. >> reporter: there are political stakes, too. a chance for the president to show decisive leadership or to take the blame if the response is bungled. all told, 16 campaign events have already been canceled. mitt romney canceled three in virgi
ABC
Oct 29, 2012 4:00pm PDT
a look at papers from mexico city today. >> giants world series victory made front page headlines. sergio romo celebrating his fame-ending pitch in the publication. >> the team celebrating on the field shown in the paper as well there. so many players are from south america, it's huge news globally. >> actually. yeah. in romo's case he was born in the town of brawlly, which is far southern california on the mexican border, then, the family moved to salinas. you're talking about humble beginnings you can appreciate all of the hard work it's taken for not only himself but the team to get where they are today. >> we know the panda got a call from the president of venezuela. i think he tweeted him, perhaps. you know, everybody is going on to congratulations for the team. >> there are more celebrations still to come with the parade on wednesday. >> thanks for joining us for abc 7 news at 4:00. >> our larm clock app down load it for free. >> abc 7 news at 5:00 begins right now. >> thank you. the perfect storm conditionsin,d a full moon converge as hurricane sandy hit the east coast. >> i'm sand
CBS
Oct 31, 2012 4:00am PDT
are trying to figure what sickened 200 people near an industrial complex in new mexico. the release of an unknown hazardous material forced evacuations. victims described a burning sensation on their skin. initial tests did not reveal anything in the air. >>> a yacht order by the late steve jobs was finally launched this week a little more than a year after the apple founder's death. the french designer who built the yacht revealed on tuesday it launched the ship near amsterdam. the vessel follows job's design request. >> disney owns "star wars." revealed plans for more "star wars" films. they paid $4 million giving control of "star wars" and indiana jones franchise. >> the "star wars" universe has more than 17,000 characters inhabiting several thousand planets and spanning 20,000 years. this gives disney infinite inspiration and opportunities to continue the epic "star wars" saga. >> which means it ain't over. disney expects to release "star wars" episode 7. followed by episodes 8 and 9. they will have theme parks, attractions and tv shows. the miami heat kicks off the nba opener.
ABC
Oct 31, 2012 4:55am EDT
for help from what turns out now to be 14 states from as far away as texas, new mexico, oklahoma, all those utilities are responding by sending help here. many of them are here now. we still have more coming, and they'll be helping us with the restoration effort. as a result, once the storm cleared yesterday morning, we could really get out and really start to make fast progress. >> that may surprise a lot of your customers seeing you out there responding as you did. we're looking at 86,000 still without power this morning. what's going on today? are we just going in a block-by- block method, going in and just doing what we can to get the lights back on? >> yesterday we were able to get all but two of our substations back and that's the backbone of your system. we had some critical customers, obviously that we had to get back. now today we'll be moving into working from the largest outages to the smaller ones, getting into the neighborhoods. i expect later today when we finish our damage assessment we'll be able to give a little bit more information on how long the total restoration will ta
CW
Oct 25, 2012 12:00pm CDT
the gulf of mexico, where the u-s has extensive oil and gas installations. a teenager in colorado goes to court, an hour from now, to face charges of kidnapping and killing a ten-year-old girl. jessica ridgeway vanished on her way to school in suburban denver on october 5-th. her body was found last week in a park five miles from her home. police arrested 17-year-old austin sigg at his home, and charged him with jessica's abduction and murder. sigg's classmates says he gave no indication that anything was wrong. the cold, harsh way he looked at them. the unease they just couldn't shake off when he did. so, when austin reed sigg was arrested tuesday night, accused of strangling 10-year-old jessica ridgeway, dismembering her and placing her body parts under the two-story home where he lived, many of the girls in that denver suburb weren't shocked. he will undergo a physical and mental assessment. the result will determine which prison he will go to to serve his sentence. the sentence to 30-60 years. he is appealing his conviction. the faa says they discovered a leaking fuel pump and th
FOX Business
Oct 26, 2012 1:00pm EDT
decoupled from the pipeline infrastructure. there is a robust trade pipeline from the gulf of mexico like it always is. we could see even more vessels to barge product away from the gulf of mexico, and similar to what we saw at katrina, a very viable cross atlantic trade between refineries in northwest europe and northwest harbor. the price action could potentially be violent i can see lasting too long because there are avenues to get around any kind of prolonged construction in the east. melissa: california has its own special touch of gasoline that could be getting gasoline from other places and did not necessarily impact his neighbors. for this would have more of a domino effect than other communities nearby because it would be borrowing gasoline from them, right? >> that in and of itself will help again quell any kind of significant prolonged rally. certainly it is a wait and see. the market really isn't in impressive fashion, and market seems to be taking kind of a wait and see. we are strong today but given what we potentially are facing we have very interesting action in the market
FOX Business
Oct 29, 2012 1:00pm EDT
oklahoma and new mexico and arizona into the circumference of it, the total circumference but the problem is insurance policies tend not to cover flooding. you have to buy a separate insurance policy to cover flooding. that is the thing homeowners and businesses need to owe. melissa: i thought it was separate issue flooding from a hurricane or just looding? >> that is important point, melissa. the flooding in many policies has to be induced by wind. they did attach riders to the policies. flooding from wind, pushing flooding and water inland into your home. that's right. that it is covered. you have to buy that separate policy flooding from trees hitting rooftops. that can be covered as well. fema is telling fox business, we've been in touch with the insurance industry the government will sell you a cheap policy for say 600 bucks. that will cover 250,000 in damages. but, you know deductibles are really high for flooding that issue too. maybe a thousand bucks out-of-pocket. ashley: ouch. thank you. >> things to keep in mind as we move forward into this evening. ashley: liz macdonald, than
FOX Business
Oct 29, 2012 4:00pm EDT
are coming as far as away as canada, even mexico. >> that's right. liz: what kind of difference will that make getting power up and restored? can that help? >> it will make a tremendous difference because many companies, as an example our local utility here, potomac electric power company, has requested 3700 people from other parts of our nation to assist their restoration efforts. they're anticipating it. we're getting personnel from as far west as washington state which i think is good. many of the crews are getting on airplanes and are manying here to assist the restoration efforts. they are linemen. they understand the business extremely well. we'll wait until after the storm has passed over. we'll assess the damage. while we're assessing the damage many of the crews will be put to work. they will augment of workforce of existing utility infrastructures. david: david, there are a lot of old power plants in new york as well. some even dating back to the late 1940s. are those, are any of them to be taken off-line in order to make sure they don't blow out? >> no. i don't believ
FOX Business
Oct 30, 2012 3:00pm EDT
and women who are mobilized or being flown in from mexico and canada and the west coast to help restore power. but it is still going to take in best case scenarios, a week, that's the best case scenario. some people could be out of electricity much further, much longer than that. liz: yeah, it is very trying to be without electricity. we've all been this, especially -- we've all been there, especially for those of us who live on the east coast. thank you adam. update us if you get any new numbers. stocks, no equity trading until tomorrow. everything from crude to cocoa to coffee was trading today in chicago. sandra smith live at the cme there. sandra, the traders, what jumped out at them and you cannot ignore the fact that of all things gasoline closed down? sandra: well there's sort of an ear eerie -- there's sort of an eerie calm on the floor right now. i want to bring in a guest now. the energy markets the energy department said as a result of this storm, as a result of sandy, we are seeing gasoline supplies at their lowest since 1990, but yet gas dropped today. >> that's because a
FOX Business
Oct 30, 2012 7:00pm EDT
in custody. three others remain at large, suspected of being in mexico. chicago, the murder capital of this country has officially surpass last year's murder rate, and there are still two months remaining. so far four under and 36 people the been killed in chicago, that compares to 435 homicides recorded in all of last year. the chicago sun-times keeping a running tally on the shootings in homicides, and, as you can see, there are very few areas that had been speared the violence. a new poll shows 46 percent of california voters, 46 percent have considered leaving the state altogether. among the top three reasons given, 33 percent said california's high cost of living. 20 percent blamed the business climate. 14 percent said taxes. something to consider as californians get ready to vote on of $50 billion tax hike next week. the coast guard continues to search the atlantic ocean for the captain of the hms bounty, a replica of the 18th-century tall ship that sank during hurricane sandy of the north carolina coast yesterday. the coast guard able to rescue 14 of the 16 people aboard, rem
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